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Share Your Research and Innovations at OTC 2024

Help shape a vibrant future for the offshore energy sector by contributing to our world-class technical program. The conference will include presentations discussing technical solutions, innovations, and advancements of all aspects of the offshore energy industry.

Authors selected for participation at OTC 2024 will have their paper published on OnePetro, the most valuable international technical resource for all specialists of the upstream segment while presenting their solutions to navigating the changing energy landscape in front of more than 31,000 attendees.


Call for Papers is OPEN

Become an industry thought leader and submit your paper proposal to help accelerate offshore energy efforts, support global business opportunities, and address the challenges faced by the offshore energy sector. OTC 2024 will explore the trends, challenges, and advancements affecting the offshore sector on a global scale. 

Proposals will be accepted through 12 September 2023.


OTC looks forward to receiving high-quality submissions that will help shape a vibrant future for the offshore industry and contribute to our world-class technical program. 

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Help Shape a Vibrant Future for the Offshore Energy Sector

Contribute to our world-class technical program across a wide variety of topics including:

  • Carbon Capture and Storage
  • Decommissioning / Abandonment
  • Digital Transformation, Digital Technologies & Data Management
  • Drilling Technology
  • Energy Transition, Renewable Energy & Sustainability
  • Facilities and Production Operations
  • Field Development & Megaprojects
  • Floaters and Mooring Systems
  • Flow Assurance
  • Geoscience
  • Geotechnical
  • Geothermal
  • Health, Safety, and Environment / Governance & Regulation
  • Hydrogen
  • Installation/Construction/Pipelay and Operations
  • Integrity Management & Life Extension
  • Marine Mining
  • Materials Technology
  • Metocean
  • Ocean Engineering Resources, Terminals & Transportation
  • Offshore Unconventional Resources and EOR
  • Offshore LNG & Gas Monetization
  • Offshore Pipelines
  • Offshore Wind
  • Project Management, Economics and Contracting
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning
  • Riser Systems
  • Subsea and Topsides Production and Processing Systems
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
  • Well Completion Technology

Submission Instructions

Sample Abstract

An abstract demonstrates that your paper will:

  • Contribute technically sound knowledge in a particular area of petroleum technology.
  • Present new knowledge or experience that has not been published previously.
  • Not be commercial in nature and will not promote specific companies, products, or services.

View Sample

Abstract FAQs


OTC events bring together offshore energy experts from across the globe to share best practices, technical innovations, and emerging trends.

The conferences have a strong reputation for world-class technical programs. 

Abstract FAQs

Writing an Abstract

When submitting an abstract, don't forget to:

  • Secure company clearance and approvals from the appropriate department(s).
  • Ensure the company understands that if the abstract is accepted, you will be required to write a manuscript, sign a transfer of copyright, and present at the conference.
  • Find your login information, and make sure your SPE Profile is up to date.

Writing an Abstract

Helpful Reminders and Resources

The Paper Proposal Form

The maximum word count is 450 words.

  • Outline the objective, scope, and nature of the work upon which the paper is based.
  • Describe the possible applications of the information provided in the paper.
  • Summarize the results and major conclusions to be presented in the paper.
  • Describe any other information that is important to your submission.


Selection Criteria

The program committee will observe five criteria when selecting papers for the conference.

Authors whose paper proposals are accepted will be required to provide a manuscript for the conference proceedings, copyright forms, and a paper information form by 6 February 2024.


Abstract Submission Deadline

12 September 2023






Thank you for your efforts, and we greatly appreciate your continuing support as we navigate the changing energy landscape at OTC 2024.